3-Day Edinburgh Tour from London by train

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Duration - 3 days

INR 26,717 p.p. onwards

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Greater London, United Kingdom

Enjoy a weekend break north of the border to the wonderful country of Scotland. Make the most of two nights accommodation in central Edinburgh, a guided tour of the city and plenty of free time to explore.

This 3 day tour to Scotland’s capital city gives you your chance to see Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, walk the Royal Mile and enjoy some whisky tasting. This is a scheduled tour operated by high speed train with a maximum of 15-20 people per tour.

Available options

Twin/Double Room 06:15
Twin/Double Room

INR 26,717
p.p. onwards

Single Room 06:15
3* Single Room

INR 39,327
p.p. onwards

Twin/Double&Highlands Day trip 06:15
3* Twin/Double room
Trip to Loch Ness & Highlands

INR 31,367
p.p. onwards

Single & Highlands Day trip 06:15
3* Single room
Loch Ness & Highlands trip

INR 43,977
p.p. onwards


Day 1: Friday: London - Edinburgh

Pass By: King's Cross Station, Euston Road, London NW1 2AL England
Have breakfast in England and lunch in Scotland as we travel through some of Britain's most beautiful scenery by high speed train, arriving in the Scottish capital by late morning. The train journey takes 4 hours 30 minutes, and travels through stunning scenery en route to Scotland including the Lake District. 

Pass By: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland
On arrival in Edinburgh you will be collected for a panoramic tour of city, before being transferred to your centrally located, guest house accommodation.  

See the Royal Mile which links the Palace of Holyrood House with the ancient Edinburgh Castle, sitting on top of an extinct volcano! We will see St Giles Cathedral , the old Parliament Square and the Castle Esplanade. Learn of Scottish Royalty, King David, Robert the Bruce and Mary Queen of Scots.

Pass By: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland
On this panoramic tour of Edinburgh, we'll have photo stops at the Royal Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile

Pass By: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Scotland
On this panoramic tour of Edinburgh, we'll have photo stops at the Royal Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile

Pass By: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland
After checking in at our guest houses, you'll have the option in the evening join your guide in one of Edinburgh's historic pubs to try local whiskies and maybe some haggis.

Alternatively, we have the option of a ghost tour to explore some of the city's haunted places, a spine tingling way to end the evening. You'll need to book the ghost tour with our guide earlier in the day.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: The basic price of this tour includes 3 star hotel, ensuite accommodation based on twin or double rooms.

Day 2: Saturday - Free day in Edinburgh

Stop At: Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
Opportunity to visit many of the fantastic attractions in Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood House, Royal Yacht Britannia, National Museum of Scotland and more.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: As day one

Day 3: Sunday - morning in Edinburgh, Edinburgh - London

Pass By: Calton Hill, St. Andrews House 2 Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG Scotland
Our final day in Edinburgh begins with a free morning after breakfast. Popular choices include the National Museum of Scotland (entry is free) or Edinburgh Castle (approx £20 per person). You will then head to Edinburgh Station to catch your train back to London.
Arrival time back into London is between 7.40pm and 8.40pm.

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Terms & conditions

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. If you are travelling with an infant (0-2 years) the infant is free of charge but we must be notified in advance.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Single travellers who do not choose to upgrade to a single room at time of booking will be allocated to a twin room, with a same sex member of the group
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands


  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • 2 nights accommodation in Edinburgh City Centre
  • Round-trip transport from London
  • Guided tour of the city

Departure time

06:15 AM

Departure point

Kings Cross, London, UK

Recent reviews

Suzanne_R   13th October 2019

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Excellent tour! Andrew was great! Very knowledgeable, very enthusiastic and took good care of the whole group. Right amount of time for guided or self-guided activities. Highly recommend

Shivam_R   14th August 2022

This isn’t a proper tour. They just book the train tickets and accommodation - and that too at a much higher cost. There isn’t a good guided tour - just a 1.5 hr bus ride to show the places around. After that, its ‘free’ time to roam around - no attractions included in the tour 🙁

Avita M   9th June 2019

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I truly enjoyed my trip to Scotland where we covered most of the beautiful spots and historical places. it was an amazing trip especially made worthwhile by our knowledgeable tour operatore

lynnpines23   19th August 2022

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Viator tours have always been a good experience until this one. I was given information to meet at 6:15 a.m. in the train station next to the Information desk, but no one was there. I realized that I was on my own to catch a train. I signed up for Viator because I wanted a stress free experience and to be in a group tour. I was extremely stressed as I had to navigate a very large train station, board and disembark on my own. Once in Edinburgh, I searched in a large crowd for any sign of Viator to no avail. I finally found my tour guide holding an 8 1/2 x 11 piece of paper with font size 20 on it saying International Friends. The 2 hour bus tour was very nice and Fran was very helpful in getting us checked into a great hotel. However, there were several of us in the group who realized that that was the end of the tour and we were now on our own for the rest of the time and once again would have to navigate a large train station to get back to London. The description of the tour on days 2 and 3 never says it will be on your own and says, leave all the planning to someone else. I was led to believe I would still be with a tour group. It was not a stress free trip as I had to figure out what to do on days 2 and 3 by myself. I think this was very misleading and I was very disappointed.